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Aviation no longer a luxury for the privileged - airline leader

Oct 20 2019 19:45

Aviation is no longer a luxury for the privileged few, it's a requirement for everybody so accessibility of air travel that is affordable is critical, says the head of Air Mauritius in Southern Africa and Latin America.

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WATCH: US 'medical tourists' seek cheap health care abroad

Oct 20 2019 16:32

America's healthcare system is at the heart of debate ahead of the 2020 presidential elections. But for now, as current healthcare costs in the US continue to soar, some 20 million Americans opt to seek treatment abroad, mainly in Mexico.

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Zimbabwe hoteliers count the cost of chaos

Oct 08 2019 21:50

Zimbabwean hoteliers are counting the losses from business disruptions caused by demonstrations earlier this year, with African Sun - which operates hotels in Victoria Falls and Harare - saying foreign occupancy levels are down 19%.

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Marriott to add 40 new properties across Africa

Oct 07 2019 21:52

Marriott International reinforced its commitment to Africa by announcing it expects to add 40 properties and over 8 000 rooms across the continent by the end of 2023.

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Hotel Verde Cape Town achieves 6-Star Green Star performance rating

Oct 04 2019 20:39

The Green Building Council of South Africa has awarded a 6-Star Green Star SA Existing Building Performance rating for Hotel Verde Cape Town.


OPINION: Three social megatrends that will reshape tourism as we know it

Oct 05 2019 10:38

In 2018, 1.4 billion people crossed an international border to take a holiday, and this number is set to rise. SA tourism must capitalise on the social megatrends influencing how and why people travel, and what they look for when they do.


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SA 'passport power' increases - a little

Oct 04 2019 14:16

There are now 100 destinations SA passport holders can visit without a prior visa, and the SA passport has moved up a notch on the latest Henley Passport Index.

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